What if we told you that after surveying over 7,000 members of gyms and studios, 95% said that music is just as important as fitness instruction or coaching in a class. Queue: FTIRADIO PRO.
Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Could Prevent Depression
A new study that examined data from almost 34,000 people has found that as little as 1 hour of exercise each week, regardless of intensity, can help to prevent depression.
8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes
Because you’re probably not stretching as much as you should.
7 Healthy Hacks for Your Pumpkin Spice Latte
Fall’s most famous drink is—spoiler alert—often loaded with sugar and doesn’t have a whole lot of actual pumpkin. Make these healthy tweaks to your next order for a better, more balanced sip.
How Hot Should It Really Be In Hot Yoga Class?
The sweat drips down your back. Not knowing this was even possible, you look down and see beads of perspiration forming on your thighs. You feel slightly dizzy, but push through, taking a huge swig of water before heading into tree pose. Sounds like a typical hot yoga class, yes? […]
Let’s Get Physical: The Psychology of Effective Workout Music
“I dare them to find the iPod on me,” Richie Sais told the New York Times in 2007 when he was preparing to run the Marine Corps Marathon. USA Track & Field, the national governing body for distance racing, had just decided to ban athletes from using portable music players in order “to ensure […]
Top 7 Active Recovery Workout Ideas
Does “Active Recovery” seem paradoxical to you? Recovery traditionally implies taking periods of time off from your workouts, while activity is just the opposite. Fitness misinformation has generally promoted the idea that activity and recovery are mutually exclusive.
10 Reasons You Should Always Exercise with Music
Can’t workout without listening to music? You’re not alone, and you’re probably healthier as a result. Read on for the benefits of workout music.
13 Easy Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day
Regular exercise has so many benefits. It can help ward off health problems like heart disease and high blood pressure, boost your mood and relieve stress, increase your energy, and even help you sleep better. What’s not to love? Experts recommend adults get a minimum of 150 minutes a week […]
Pair Up and Slim Down: The Couple Workout
Quit the cuddling and spend some QT time at the gym instead. “Research shows that 94 percent of couples stick with their fitness programs when they workout together,” says Jari Love, certified personal trainer and fitness DVD star. Here, some moves to try together.